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ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Roger Harris May 08, 2015 at 07:54 PM

I am thinking of taking my parents on this tour. The are in their 80s and can walk independently, but slowly. Is this tour appropriate for them?
Sharon Flury May 09, 2015 at 06:50 PM

This is a great program, but since it is moderately challenging , itinvolves quite a bit of walking, stairs, and subway travel, you might want to consider looking into a program that is less physically challenging.


Paula Compton Apr 29, 2015 at 03:14 PM

I have not toured New York since 1976 and I am looking forward to my trip. I have been on business trips a few times since then but no pleasure touring.


Sharon Miller Mar 27, 2015 at 12:42 PM

Arriving at JFK from LAX on Virgin Airlines at 3:50 p.m. 4/19. Anybody interested in sharing a ride to the hotel. Telephone 951-751-9292.
Maria Schlatter Mar 28, 2015 at 06:16 AM

Hope you enjoy your Apple Experience. Hope to hear you comments. I


Maria Schlatter Mar 27, 2015 at 02:08 AM

Enrolled in The Big Apple Experience May 10.Hoping to get a roommate.I understand the groups are usually quite large. Has anybody done this program?
Alvin Schuster Mar 27, 2015 at 12:46 PM

We enjoyed the program last December. This is a good way to learn your way around the city, and to navigate the transit system.
Maria Schlatter Mar 28, 2015 at 06:13 AM

Did you find the activity level was comfortable for someone not used to walking 5 miles on a regular basis.


Kerstin Rao Mar 07, 2015 at 06:39 AM

I am arriving LaGuardia Sunday March 8th at 11.54am. Anybody interested in sharing a ride to the hotel?


Alvin Schuster Dec 04, 2014 at 03:37 PM

We are arriving via Amtrak, and plan to stroll across the street to the hotel on 12-14. We're interested in FAO Schwartz, Gugggenheim, a Rockettes show-- as well as all the good food.


Sherri B Nov 13, 2014 at 09:38 AM

Here is an article I just saw on CNN. Might be of interest to those thinking about the NYC trip. http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/13/travel/new-york-things-to-do/index.html?hpt=tr_c1


Premium Email Subscriber Oct 03, 2014 at 05:16 AM

I'll be coming in from JFK on 10/5 ~3:30pm. Let me know if you'd like to share a cab too.


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